Currency: Euro €1=100 cents
Time zone: GMT+1
Weather: Temperatures can soar in summer, often to a sweltering 30C and up. Winters are damp and can be cold, with icy breezes blowing in off the sea. Spring and autumn are generally mild and pleasant, but with risk of rain and fog.
Average Minimum January temperature: 2°C
Average Maximum July temperature: 30°C